Obama’s Place in History: Already Assured

The post-modern approach of America's first black president does not look at the world in terms of good versus bad and West versus East and it will win out in the end.

When Barack Obama completes his term, he will write his memoirs in exchange for the heftiest advance ever received: about $20 million. Afterward, he will await history’s judgment, since he hopes to go down in history as one of the great presidents. In light of a series of events and statements this week, it’s possible to conclude that he will not have long to wait until he is indeed...